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February 18, 2014

New Flyer to supply 276 buses to N.Y. transit

The transit agency awarded the manufacturer a contract for the 40-foot, clean diesel powered Xcelsiors for $138 million.


December 27, 2012

NYC, NJ Transit prep for first round of winter weather

NYC Transit created a Winter Weather Travel Guide for customers, and deployed a fleet of snow-fighting and de-icing equipment designed to keep outdoor tracks, switches and third rails clear of snow and ice. NJ Transit will offer full system wide cross-honoring and is deploying snow plows and salt spreaders.


November 1, 2012

Up and running, N.Y. MTA offering free transit

To encourage the use of public transit as the region slowly recovers from the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy, NYC Subway and Bus network, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, and Access-a-Ride services will be free for Thursday and Friday.


July 26, 2012

Orion assigns N.Y. CNG bus contract to New Flyer

The order for 74, 40-foot buses, with an option for 30 additional buses, is a result of Daimler Buses North America’s decision, announced on April 25, to exit production of heavy duty transit buses for the U.S. and Canadian markets.


March 13, 2012

Siemens, Thales to equip New York rail for $60M

Will provide a permanent communications-based train control test track facility for Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York City Transit.


November 22, 2010

NYC Transit safety workers falsified inspections

The N.Y. MTA Inspector General’s investigation shows that the workers said that they inspected track signals that direct trains in the subway system and found them to be safe. However, they had never conducted the inspections.


April 27, 2010

NYC Transit may need to replace emergency gate locks

Subway scammers have gotten hold of keys, prompting an audit to determine how many keys have been issued over the years and to whom.


February 16, 2010

NYC Transit tests subway countdown clocks

Unlike the more advanced system currently being turned on along the numbered lines that receives its information from the scheduled data provided by ATS (Automatic Train Supervision), this simpler system identifies train location using the signal system's track circuits and sending this information to existing equipment.


August 5, 2009

METRO Briefs

S.F. Muni operations chief resigns. U.S. DOT taps PSU professor. NYC Transit seeking announcers.


December 15, 2008

DesignLine to equip NYC Transit with hybrid buses

The contract, worth $50.5 million, includes the initial delivery of 30 new DesignLine EcoSaver IV Hybrid Electric heavy duty transit buses, with an option of an additional 60 buses.


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